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Richard Branson
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is an English business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is best known as the founder of Virgin Group, which comprises more than 400 companies.Branson expressed his desire to become an entrepreneur at a young age. At the age of... show more



Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is an English business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is best known as the founder of Virgin Group, which comprises more than 400 companies.Branson expressed his desire to become an entrepreneur at a young age. At the age of sixteen his first business venture was a magazine called Student. In 1970, he set up a mail-order record business. In 1972, he opened a chain of record stores, Virgin Records, later known as Virgin Megastores. Branson's Virgin brand grew rapidly during the 1980s, as he set up Virgin Atlantic and expanded the Virgin Records music label.In March 2000, Branson was knighted at Buckingham Palace for ""services to entrepreneurship"". In July 2015, Forbes listed Branson's estimated net worth at US $5.2 billion. Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Photo by Chatham House [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.

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Birth date: July 18, 1950
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Sivachander
Sivachander rated it 4 years ago
this was a book which ended up as a voyage rather than a normal sojourn for me. it has every ingredient spiced in it to produce a extra delicious long lasting meal. I say long lasting because it's been one of the longest book I have read in terms of the time I took to finish it. it was a whooping 21...
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Jenny's Book Bag rated it 6 years ago
I rarely read biographies, but this is worth reading.
Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it 6 years ago
I rarely read biographies, but this is worth reading.
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ShaunOK 'Book Addict' rated it 6 years ago
I have to say that this is one of the best autobiographies I have ever read. I've read a lot, and a lot of them have been 'celebrity' ones, some by people that probably don't have much of a story to tell when they are so young. And also all of Katie Price's memoirs but this book is an actual life st...
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